The custom team has recovered gold worth about Rs 2 crore at the Delhi airport. This gold was stuck in a packet near the sink of the toilet of a flight. Where did the gold come from and who hid it here, investigations are on.
New Delhi : Gold worth about two crore rupees has been recovered from the toilet of the plane at Terminal-2 of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. During the search of the flight, the custom officials recovered a gray colored bag, in which gold worth crores was found. The gold has been seized and the custom team is probing the matter. Officials told that the aircraft runs on the international route. The flight had also taken a domestic flight after returning from a foreign trip. After which the aircraft reached IGI Terminal-2 at around 10 am today.
While cleaning the toilet, something stuck in the closed packet was shown. After which the staff informed the officials of the Custom Department. After this the custom officials reached the spot and then the officials recovered a gray color pouch stuck with tape under the sink in the washroom. In which four importers were Gold Bars. Whose total weight was 3 kg 969 grams. The recovered gold along with its packing material has been seized under section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962.
A total of four gold biscuits weighing 3969 grams were found from the packet. Its price is said to be Rs 1 crore 95 lakh. This packet of gold has been seized under section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962.
Let us tell you that on February 25 also, gold worth about two crore rupees was recovered at Chennai airport. 3,993 grams of gold worth Rs 2 crore was recovered from all the incidents under the Customs Act, 1962 and the matter is under investigation. A press release from the Customs Department said that in a similar incident on February 23, officials seized gold concealed in the body of a Sri Lankan national upon his arrival from Colombo.